30 Mar Malta U18 ITF Junior Tournament
Malta U18 ITF Junior Tournament
Seventh seeded Ciaran Fitzgerald will take on Edmund Kyle of Great Britain in the second round of the Malta U18 ITF Junior Tournament in Marsa. Fitzgerald advanced to the second round after receiving a bye in the first. In the doubles’ draw, Fitzgerald teams up with Joe Mills of Great Britain as the second seed. The pair earned a first round bye and waits to see who they will face in the second round.
In the girls’ singles, Sinead Lohan earned a 6-2 6-1 victory over Lenora Rossi of Switzerland in the main draw after successfully making it through the qualifying rounds. Sinead Lohan will play fifth seeded Abbi Melrose of Great Britain in the second round of the Malta U18 Junior Open Championships. Unfortunately, Grainne O’Neill and Emily Madill were not as successful, being knocked out of the girls’ singles in the first round. O’Neill suffered a defeat to Solene Guyomard of France 4-6 6-4 6-1, while Brenda Galea of Malta was victorious over Madill 6-3 5-7 6-2. All three girls remain in the first round of the doubles, where Lohan and O’Neill will team up against Nerma Caluk of Bosnia & Herzegovina and Joanna-Nena Savva of Cyprus. Emily Madill will partner Kyria Dunford of Great Britain against the German pair of Denise Konig and Stephanie Vogt.